Page updated as of 4/8/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu. 2017 rankings were finalized on 6/22/2017.
2017 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 58
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Excels at scoring on the move
Fairly good scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter from all over the floor
Very good free throw shooter
Good defensive player
Good size to play either backcourt position
May need to tweak his shooting mechanics
May have shot selection issues
Can play too wildly on offense
Needs to improve his rebounding
Can pick up quick fouls
Must get stronger
Overshadowed by a higher profile teammate
Kobi Simmons is an athletic, tall combo guard that possesses an intriguing set of offensive skills. He can score the basketball in a variety of ways, as he excels at attacking the hoop to garner scores, and he can do so off the dribble, as well as in transition.
Plus, he also can knock down threes, and he is a solid facilitator that can ably run the point as well as play off the ball. Simmons had a very good first game to help lead his team to a win over Michigan State, but he also tended to be inconsistent in games, as his play tapered off late in the season.
Right now, he could project to be a second round pick this year. Simmons may be overshadowed by higher profile teammates, but his skill set could potentially allow him to thrive in the NBA.
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